White supremacist radio host Hal Turner was an FBI informant, his
lawyer revealed in court today. The announcement is a confirmation of
what hackers claimed nearly a year ago after allegedly gaining access
to his e-mails.
Turner was arrested on June 24 for allegedly calling for the murder
of three judges who supported the Chicago gun ban. The confession by
his attorney came at a bond hearing Tuesday.
"Attorney Michael Orozco [...] said his client gave authorities
information about a plot to assassinate President Barack Obama," reported the Associated Press.
However, prosecutors said they had no information about the alleged
plot, but did confirm Turner had a relationship with the bureau.
Attorney William Hogan told the wire service that relationship had
ended "some time ago."
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